TEDDY BEARS HAND MADE WITH LOVE FROM REAL RECYCLED FUR

History of Neylebears

Artist with husband - her support and partner

Hello!  My name is Berneyle Pittman and I am owner and artist of NEYLEBEARS Fur Teddy Bears. I make and sell real fur animals from recycled fur garments purchased in second hand shops and on line.  I began making fur teddy bears about 8 years ago when I decided to make each step child and grand child a fur bear for Christmas. I initially obtained my fur sewing skills in Alaska where I was raised. In the proces of creating these bears, I fell in love with making them and began slowly to create new ones.  I have attended many doll and Teddy Bear shows and met several teddy bear artists.  These lovely individuals encouraged me to continue and to eventually show and sell mine.  Every bear and animal is made by hand as are most of their decorations.  Other artists pieces included with my animals are clearly referenced in each animal's label and paperwork.  It takes 3 or 4 weeks to complete a bear beginning with an intact fur coat to finished bear.  This is a time consuming labor of love I wish to share with everyone in the cyber world.  

 

Currently I designed my own patterns and am attempting to write a small book/manuaI with my patterns and instructions on how to make my fur bears or any other fur animal you wish to make.  This manual will eventually be available by printed book or on line.

 

I currently sell my bears at shows but will occasionally sell one outside of the show enviorns.  Included in this small web site are photos of many I have made and sold or will be selling soon.  The time involved making each  bear  needed for my show limits my selling them on  line.  But I will occasionally sell one on line if someone really wants it.  They are expensive - running from $250.00 to $400.00 depending on the size and intricasy involved in their construction.  Time requirements in making teeth and  placing claws will raise their price.  Please enjoy looking at my "Babies". I look forward to you contacting me at neylebears.gmail.com with comments or questions.

                                              Enjoy!

 

Berneyle Pittman

 

 

NEW CRITTERS 8/29/16

Today, my friends, I am adding more photos of my babies.  More will be added soon.  I will do the Crossroads Doll and Teddy Bear Show in Puyallup, WA on October 22 and 23.  When I have returned, I will sell on line, any critters still available.  I will be available by email at neylebears@gmail.com  or by phone at 509-993-6078.

More NEYLEBEARS information

August 30, 2016

Today I added more photos from my past critters.  I hope you will see the improvement in my expertise and style.  It is important for all to know that NO animals were killed to create my animals, except those sacrificied years ago to make fur coats sold at major fur shops when wearing fur was in style and acceptable.   My animals have some or all of wire, crystal, steel shot, glass beads, nuts and bolts, artificial leather thread, clay or claw material in them.  They have many small parts that are breakable and can pose a potential danger to children.  Therefore, let me emphazise that these are meant to be ADULT collector items - NOT TOYS.  If aware, I will not sell any of my animals purchased for a child.  I hope you understand.

NOVEMBER  2016

Nutria and white fox Koala - my first made from prototype pattern  (2016)

Mahogany beaver and white nutria Teddy  (2016)

Tan nutria and black fox Lion made in memory of slaughtered rare African Black maned Lion

Nutria and Black fox LION   (2016)

Persian lamb and mink fur Buffalo (2016)

Wooly Mammoth's saddle riding OOAK friends (OOAK artists names available on request)

OOAK children (of known artists who are available on request) riding the Wooly  Mammoth

Multi-fur and leather Wooly Mammoth and friends (2015-2016)

All black beaver Teddy (2016)

My second Koala Bear - persian lamb & black beaver - made after re-made prototype pattern

Sheared grey beaver and grey fox Lion (2016)

Mouton and Sheepskin Teddy  (2016)

Cream Persian Lamb sitting Teddy (2012)

Persiam lamb and mouton rollar skating Teddy (2010)

Persian Lamb Lady Teddy Skater (2010)

Beaver and mouton Teddy  (2013

Brown mouton and curly sheepskin  Teddy (2014)

Light and dark brown beaver Teddy (2014)

Sheared cream beaver & white fox Lion (2016)

Green sheared beaver and white fox Teddy (2012)

Brown nutria Russian Circus Bear  (2012)

MOUTON FUR - " SHY TEDDY"  (2010)

PERSIAN LAMB FUR DONKEY (2013)

RED FOX TEDDY  (2012

Beaver fur bear created from my pattern design (2015)

FUR ESKIMO CLOTHING FOR 14 INCH DOLL  (2014)

PERSIAN LAMB ELEPHANT PULL TOY  (2012)

SHEARED BEAVER PONY WITH REAL HORSE MANE & TAIL  (2010)

SHEARED BEAVER PONY WITH HUMAN HEIR MANE & TAIL (2010)

Nutria fur roller skating teddy (2009)

LAMB PUPPY WITH BALL  (2014)

Long haired beaver and fox fur teddy created from my pattern  (2015

Nutria Miniature Bull Terrier  (2015)

Butterbean - The real Mini Bull Terrier and Mascot

Sheared dyed beaver and black fox lion (2014)

The real  BUTTERBEAN".....Mascot

BROWN NUTRIA FUR TEDDY (2014)

WHITE NUTRIA TEDDY WITH REAL CLAWS  (2015)

SHEARED LAMB AND MOUTON  (2016)

Third critter made by me in 2008 for sister

Lamb earlier Teddy  (2012)

Earlier (2010) silver and grey fox critter

2009 Persian Lamb Teddy